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>> stay with us for "good morning america," everyone. have a fantastic weekend and a great friday. the town of parker in mourning today, after three teenagers fall through an icy pond. one is dead, two others injured. we'll tell you about the rescue effort. >> police chase and 4 people taken into custody. we'll tell you how this case is related to dog the bounty hunter. >> these patients at children's hospital got a visit from miles the mascot and the broncos cheerleaders. >> the broncos held a pep rally
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got a chance to sit down with some of the players. >> you can expect to see lots of orange since mayor hancock has declared today broncos orange. eric has a whole stash over there. we'll get to him in just a moment. first we want to talk to lisa about the weather. >> he's handing orange things out to everybody. this necklace in fact is his. kind of weird, but i wore it. 30 in denver. winds out of the west 5 to 10 in breezy. seen gusts about 30 to 40 miles per hour in the foothills. storm already bringing light snow to the mountains. good 3 to 6 inches in the high country within the next 24 to 36 hours. dry across the plains, but increase in clouds today and colder. highs today only in the low to mid-30s. there is going to be a chance
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today over tonight into tomorrow. we'll talk about that, plus totals and how cool it will be for that broncos game sunday. that's coming up. eric. >> we're two days away. two days. >> already nervous. >> i've been nervous for a week now. check it out, i just got a terrible towel thrown at me by andy. unbelievable. not nice. he did that on purpose. wow. i'm going to do something to him later. take a look, traffic looks just fine in morning, 225, i-70, i- 25 in the green. cdot on this bronco orange friday, 6th and sheridan wide open. i'm going to do something to andy. >> andy is moving the camera in the proper position now. when he does, i'll tell youu about this next news story. breaking neew, a man suspected of killing two people and kidnapping two children in
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time. it happened after 1:00 this morning. the deputy was investigating a parked vehicle with its lights on, engine running. when they ran the plate they connected the car to a male, alex perez, a suspect in a double homicide and parental perez was in the car, arrested. the two children are in protective custody. heavy hearts in parker where one teen was killed and two others hurt when they fell into an icy pond. one has been released from the hospital, the other in critical condition at the hospital. the one who died spent 35 minutes under water. >> this was a tragic accident. the lesson here today is be cognizant of what's around you. be aware of your surroundings. we live in a climb where you % can have sub freezing temperatures at night and warmer temperatures during the
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ice, it's a very dangerous situation. >> the officials say three teens were walking home from legendswill when the incident happened on the ice. grief counselors will be at the school this morning. today we're expecting to learn more about the four people arrested after a massive chase ended in a crash, near sloan's lake last night. this is what's left of the suv the suspects were driving. officers say the suv is wanted in connection with with a couple of felony cases. it happened in front of the live green wellness center on 25th and sheridan. initially police helicopter was tracking the suv when patrol cars went in to make a stop the suv took off. police decided to chase, which is rather unusual. the scene. >> eight or nine cop cops screaming by and officers running down the road with their guns out and apprehended the guy in the alley.
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beth said it happened around the corner from her always. she tweeted, they apparently knew they were going to need us. here's a mappof where a plane crashhhappened, about 15 miles west of meeker. the small plane crashed around 8:00 last night. take a look at this similar plane. you can see how small it is. now it's not clear how many people might have been on board. but it has a maximum capacity of six. crews say they found a propeller, a wing, other debris, but no people. the search will resume this morning. one person is in custody in connection with this serious crash on speer boulevard. the silver car especially suffered a lot of damage. happened on the i-25 overpass. at least one person was seriously hurt. longmont police officer involved in a crash near highway 66 and main street. you can see the front of the cruiser banged up here. colorado state police have taken the lead in this
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don't think the driver was drunk or on drugs. sad news out of africa, hours after west africa ebola outbreak is over, one person dies in sierra leon. isis has claimed responsibility for a coordinated attack in jakarta. one of the explosions happening near a starbucks. at least seven people were suspected attackers. at least 23 others were hurt in that explosion. no americans were injured. fireworks were flying at last night's republican debate in south carolina. most of the tension was between texas senator ted cruz and the front-runner donald trump. donald trump continues to point
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cruz has been saying all along it's a nonissue. >> you have great constitutional -- >> i'm not going to be taking legal advice from donald trump. >> the candidates say most of their -- saved most of their venom for president obama. each blasted tuesday's state of the union address. >> president obama didn't so much as mention the 10 sailors that had been captured by iran. >> the speech was the president presidency. the state of new mexico is planning to sue our state over summer. you'll remember that spill sent thousands of gallons of contaminanted water down the
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new mexico officials say they're still seeing high `evels of lead in the water any time it rains. officials from our state had no comment. we're learning more about the ordeal a couple of parents went through trying to get their adult son out of their burning home. sadly the son died in that fire. they were upstairs getting ralph ready for dialysis when the fire started. their son-in-law says they tried to rush out, but ralph was weak and couldn't get out because of his walker. >> josie had to give him a shove. he fell. he tried to hang in there the best way he can. >> their son did not make it. a broncos' fan has one last dying wish, to meet her favorite player. we'll show you what one broncos player did to help make it come
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>> an update on how prosecutors plan to proceed in the case
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democracy is messy and imperfect. sommtimes it's uncomfortable
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>> that's the governor stealing a line from taylor swift. >> he asked lawmakers to figure out how to pay for needed colorado road repair. >> nearly all of cdot's budget is used to maintaining our current system and even those resources are stretched.. >> we're going to spend $26 billion, we're going to have the largest budget in our history and when they're talking about these huge cuts, all they're really talking about is reducing the growth rate of government programs. >> the governor got a special sendoff after that address. if you look closely, lawmakers threw rice on the governor as he made his way out of the house chambers. he's getting married this weekend to robin pringle. >> tune into our new political show here on denver 7, it's called politics unplugged, it
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zelinger and anne trujillo, sitting down with local politicians and lawmakers. peyton manning took a break to put a smile on one fan's face. >> cindy harris is dying of cancer and said her dream is to meet peyton manning. she never expected to hear his voice on the other end of the voice wednesday night. >> hello. >> yes, is cindy in, please, peyton manning calling. >> yes. >> how re you? >> just fine. >> i know you're going through a tough fight right now, and i know you've got a lot of people pulling for you and praying for you, and you can add me to that list. >> oh, thanks very much. i appreciate that. >> manning said he wanted to talk to her even though he couldn't make the trip to colorado springs at this busy time. the broncos offered cindy tickets to this weekend's game. look at the smile on hhr face.
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that's nice. peyton had to deal with heavy wind yesterday, but emmanuel sanders said he was putting plenty of zip on the ball. they take on the steelers sunday. big ben missed practice again yesterday, but still expects to be on that field at kickoff. on the ice, avalanche hosted the devils. avalanche took the lead less than a minute in with a goal by all-star deushane. they won 3-0. powerball fever may be over but the lottery is still paying dividends in colorado. wednesday more than $60 million worth of tickets were sold, five times the previous record. big winners. they'll get more than $21 million from the ticket sales from wednesday night's drawing. >> that makes my loss feel a little better. our day. changes coming, and this afternoon we'll be a good 10, 15 degrees cooler than yesterday.
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>> chance for snow. winds this morning are the biggest issue up and through the foothills we've seen gusts near broomfield at about 41 miles per hour. berthoud pass same thing, morning. across the plains we're at about 10 to 15 miles per hour. temps. you're going to feel 22 this morning here in denver. roads are dry. skies are clear and looking at sunshine to start today. as you look at our current temps, 9 east of denver in limon, below 10 degrees. fort collins you're close to freezing. in boulder now 30. not a big jump, we'll be in the low to mid-30s this afternoon. we'll likely see our temperatures drop a few degrees this morning with our sunrise, and only climb just above freezing later or not today -- on today. winds are shifted. at this point, most of our snow will be well off to the west. not seeing much east of the divide.
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good 3 to 6 inches over the next 24 to 36 hours and we're going to talk about some of the alerts in place coming up. newt cast showing an increase % in clouds across the plains in the afternoon. by 1:00 most of our mountains from north to south and along i- 70 we'll be seeing snow. likely see it accumulate on i- 70 by early afternoon. across the plains a chance for a little snoo later this afternoon. we could get a few flurries, light snow near fort collins just in time for the drive home tonight into early morning. you're going to find futurecast clears out nicell by about 7:00 on saturday. we're in for clear skies. any plans you have this weekend we're likely going to stay dry. any snow we get here in denver will be light, less than an inch at best. but it will stay chilly and unsettled as we get a couple of waves of snow rolling through, especially in the mountains this weekend. denver today, 35. about 30% chance for snow later
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like we could get a few we'll see cloud cover. sunday looks like skiessare going to clear out a bit for the broncos game. low to mid-30s sunday. early next week we warm up a monday we're at 47. i put the bright spot there. better chance for a little accumulating snow by the middle of next week. eric. >> dealing with winds, but here at i-70 and genesee you're not seeing the winds affect the camera. you can see flashing lights at the top right of your screen. not sure what's going on. it's not causing slowing. we have police activity. i-70 and c-470 back in town where things are looking good. across town looking nice, 225, 25, i-70 all in the green. go broncos orange friday. wearing this all morning, everybody. 4:47. take a look, the eagle county sheriff's office is hoping someone recognizes this guy.
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outside a capacity station in edwards. the victim left his car running, the doors were unlocked. the car was gone and authorities think the suspect may be in denver. a second 16-year-old girl is being charged as an adult, brooke higgins. prosecutors say she and a friend, sienna johnson, planned to attack mountain vista high school. police found out about tte plan and they were both arrested. now they're both being held on a million dollars bond. people in the neighborhood near 46th and sheridan saw a lot of police activity yesterday afternoon. police tell us they were searching for a man who had broken his parole. they caught up with the guy, benjamin knight. took about an hour. boulder exploring the possibility of putting gps collars on bears. parks and wildlife considering outfitting five bears, hoping
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they'll hopefully put fewer down every year. the idea is preliminary at this point. no final decision has been made on this. you may soon get to vote on how denver deals with panhandlers. there's a lawyer working on a stop people from standing outside asking you for money. the city council in denver will hear more about the initiative today. we spoke to the man behind this proposal. he calls it the first step in a long process. right now panhandlers are not allowed in medians or the middle of the roads in denver, but are allowed on sidwalks. a couple denied their dream home they say because of their sexual orientation and they're filing a federal lawsuit. >> tonya and rachel smith have been married five years, rachel is transgender and they have two children. >> frightened and paniced % because we'd already been looking for quite some time. >> the property owner says her
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the couple's sexual identity and everything to do with peace and quiet. saying in a group living situation, two kids woull be too much. more proof home sales and prices on the rise. more than 6,000 single family homes were sold in december, up 21% from the month before. 10% from december 2014. prices are also up 9% over last year. the colorado association of relators says there's reason to be concerned about the state of the markets since the supply for homes has dropped to a five year low. chipotle is taking steps to improve food safety and goldman sachs has struck a deal with the government. >> topping america's money, goldman sachs deal with the money. >> it's agreed to pay $5
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step. >> the chain will close all its stores for one day, february 8th, to talk to employees about food safety. it's expected to last several hours. >> you might soon be seeing a lot more of these driverless cars. the government plans to spend $4 billion to develop the technology. >> it's believed the cars could eventually eliminate most deadly crashes and could lessen gridlock. >> this is going to save parents across america so much time during drop off and pickups at soccer practices. >> will it improve your skills? >> no. if you're up and ready this morning, we'd love to see you at our free coffee friday. >> we'll tell you where you can get that free cup of joe coming up. we'll be back in three minutes. contour then i slowly feel it start to kind of wrap itselft
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4:54. time for the first free coffee friday of the new year. we'll be at the king soopers in lakewood off south kipling and florida avenue. >> the coffee starts brewing in about an hour from now at 6:00 a.m. we'll be there until 9:00. stop by ansahi. sallmamdh isout ther geing thin set up and 'll chk inith eina litt bi
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it'sangeidayby the way. >> i know those people. >> love going to the games and cheering on the broncos. we hope you'll share your photographs as well. >> lisa. it's your turn. >> where's your photograph? >> i need a good one. >> get the girls dressed up. >> they just got new cheeeleading uniforms. they never take them off. they smell. snow rolling in. across the plains clear skies this morning. already starting to see an increase in clouds over i-25. that was pretty quick early on. you're going to find a mix of sun and clouds this morning. gusty near the foothills. winds are picking up now. by the time you're heading home more cloud cover. chance for a little light snow for the evening commute. we're going to see temperatures in the mid-30s for your kids at the bus stop, so bundle them up today. with the wind it can make our windchills in the 20s this afternoon. fort collins a high of 34. littleton 35. low to mid-20s up and through
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we'll send it over to eric, oh, i was wondering what you were doing. now i get it. >> check this out. actually matches. mom gave me these two years ago. thought i lost them. >> those smell too, don't they? -`>> a little bit. take a look, i-70, c-470, wide open. take a look attthe maps. when i don't have anything to do traffic-wise, i can mess around with my orange. we have nothing going on now. 225 in the green. i-25 looking nice. i-70 good. always talk about it every day this week, with the stock show going on, all week around 7:00 we get backups past 225, so be aware of that. typical traffic when the stock show is in town through the 24th. maybe slowing during commerce city. typical. broncos, boom. >> loving the gloves. and eric's attire will be changing through the morning. >> lease checking himself in the monitor. >> thank you. switching gears, it's going
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at a douglasscounty high school this morning. they're remembering a classmate that was killed after falling through an icy pond. >> broncos getting ready to take on the steelers sunday. how they're getting ready. keep it right here. we're back in just three minutes. tt2w`t3n`&d! bt@q:1d tt2w`t3n`&d! "a@q*= tt2w`t3n`&d! bm@q!6, tt4w`t3n`&d!" dztq #', tt4w`t3n`&d!" entq s#l tt4w`t3n`&d!" gzt& j$4 tt4w`t3n`&d!" hnt& z*x tt4w`t3n`&d!" iztq 0c tt4w`t3n`&d!" jntq "3@
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